The Japanese team consists of members selected from various teams of the Japan’s top university club teams and Japan’s top high school teams. Using typical characteristics of the Japanese - dexterity, hard work, discipline, and an endeavor to bring out players’ individual personalities - we will fight fiercely point to point, match to match at this tournament. There is no doubt that each player has tremendous capability of volleyball talent.
Furthermore, adding the esprit de corps of the team to the resolute and speedy combination volleyball, which is regarded as a tradition of Japanese volleyball, we will play dynamic and constant volleyball.
It has not been long since our team was brought together; however, making the most of team spirit and thanking the organizers and those who are involved in the competitions for their efforts and hospitality, we will do our very best. We would like to ask you to cheer for us. Leading by the head coach, Kiyoshi Abo, whose coaching methods have a good reputation and powerful blocking and his coaching policy is not to stereotype his players, but to develop their potential to the fullest. The motto of Abo’s squad is making a performance tenaciously as it seems to be Japan!
Our team is hoping to compete with dazzling performances which will catch the eyes of audience. Thank you very much.